Urban Country

Santa Monica, CA

About Urban Country

Urban Country houses unique objects and colorful remnants of America's past. Starting in the late 1990's, Steven Schwartz and Casey Hale have focused the Urban Country collection on anonymous American Folk art as well as pieces from carnivals, circuses and sideshows of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vintage sideshow banners, shooting galleries and ventriloquist heads are on display alongside vintage industrial furniture and lighting, antique American flags, massive 19th century general store tables, anonymous American folk art and humorous vintage and antique ro...Read More

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Collection of Three Black Vintage Leather Medicine Balls
Collection of Three Black Vintage Leather Medic...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Great vintage collection of three black leather medicine balls. Excellent warm vintage patina. Traces of white painted team letters and numbers.
American Farm Drop Leaf Folk Art Table Oyster White With Carved Tapered Legs
American Farm Drop Leaf Folk Art Table Oyster W...
Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Farm Tables
Exceptionally well constructed drop leaf American folk art farm table with beveled top and sculpted carved and tapered legs. c. 1900 found in MIssouri. Fantastic alligatored paint su...
Heavy Iron Industrial Work Boots Factory Molds
Heavy Iron Industrial Work Boots Factory Molds
Early 20th Century American Industrial Sculptures and Carvings
These are super cool and sculptural. Really heavy iron industrial work boot molds. These things are solid! Stamped with factory numbers and mold info. Vintage industrial design does...
Vintage Transportation Roadside Curved Road Ahead American Folk Art Wood Sign
Vintage Transportation Roadside Curved Road Ahe...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Signs
Early American road sign. Curved road ahead! Great patina and alligatored paint surface. Very heavy wood construction. Perhaps a one of a kind sign for a private country road. Nice g...
Cast Iron Clock Face Surround from Observatory ...
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Very cool cast iron clock face surround, observatory time. Double-sided with great paint surface. Substantial heavy duty iron hooks. Lots of potential to get creative with this piece...
Collection of Three A&W Drive-In Rootbeer Burge...
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs
Sheet Metal
In 1963, A&W introduce four choices of hamburgers and their corresponding burger family members. Papa Burger, Mama Burger, Teen Burger and Baby Burger. Each burger wrapper had a wrap...
Antique Casino Carnival Gambling Game Wheel Woo...
Evans Gaming Company
Vintage 1910s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Antique tabletop gaming wheel. Most likely made by Evan's gaming company. Graphic painted dice in original paint surface. Heavy cast iron stand and leather strap.
American Legion Baseball and Basketball Folk Ar...
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Paintings
Pair of baseball and basketball paintings found in a Midwestern American Legion hall. These were proudly displayed behind the legion hall bar. Great sports related subject matter. Ba...
Black and Gold 19th Century Men's Department St...
Antique Mid-19th Century American Folk Art Signs
Simple and graphic 19th century American department store or general store men's sign. Gold lettering and border and black background. Original paint surface. Sign shows its age. Som...
Pair of American Odd Fellows Lodge Wood Counter...
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Painted Furniture
Great pair of 19th century counters with original grain painted surface. Fantastic hourglass and gavel painted design. Open back. Very solid and sturdy counters. Please note dimensio...
Soap Box Derby Carnival Midway Car Racing Sign
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Signs
Graphic hand-painted signs. Most likely from an American soap box derby race track or perhaps carnival midway ride. Presented in black wraparound metal frame.
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boar...

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